Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Van Gogh's Sister in Law: A Chat With Beverly Thorn

Australian Pain Society Blog, 1 April 2022

Beverly Thorn, PhD, ABPP, is Professor Emerita of Psychology at the University of Alabama. Thorn obtained her PhD in Bioclinical Psychology from Southern Illinois University in 1980 and worked at the Ohio State University before spending much of her career the University of Alabama. Since her retirement in 2016, Thorn has continued to plan an active role in the dissemination and implementation of CBT for chronic pain in low-income and disadvantaged populations. In the lead up to the 42nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian Pain Society, to be held in Hobart from April 10-13, 2022, Thorn spoke with Lincoln Tracy, a research fellow from Monash University, Australia about her path to pain research, her passion for information dissemination, and more. Read more.